Rockets are blazing at Penn State's High Energy Test Facility as the Lunar Lion, the university's mission to the moon, recently completed its first "hot fire" of its NASA-provided rocket engines.
Seven-footer Jordan Dickerson, who had originally been slated to sit out the entire 2013-2014 season due to NCAA transfer rules, is now eligible play as soon as tomorrow against in the Nittany Lions' non-conference finale against Mount St. Mary's, a game that will also feature the Penn State debut of sophomore guard John Johnson, a transfer from Pitt.
Penn State sophomore Philip Chow is likely the only undergraduate in the country to have led procurement for a mission to the moon.
Penn State's yearbook, La Vie, has documented snippets of student life in the Nittany Valley since 1889. Through its pages, we can get a brief glimpse of what life must've been like here. I was able to go through the La Vie archives and pull out a few meaningful pages that help us understand the storied history of the university.
Penn State's mission to the moon, the Lunar Lion, has booked its 2015 flight to space.
On this Veteran's Day, Penn State was named the No. 1 university in the country for veterans by U.S. News and World Report.